On April 20, there was an article on www.livescience.com that announced that scientists have discovered an additional 657 barrier islands since their last survey in 2001.
"Know your incumbents. No votes for incumbents."
The ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Valencia was hopping as Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital paid tribute to its volunteers with a "Volunteers Rock the World" luncheon on Thursday, April 14.
One week from today, hundreds of guests will find themselves feasting on the gourmet delights offered up by more than 40 restaurants, caterers and wine and beer purveyors at the annual Taste of the Town to benefit the Santa Clarita Child & Family Center.
The Rising Sun Karate Academy tournament team, comprised of 15 members ranging in age from 7 to 19, scored big at the Compete Nationals Competition held recently in Ontario, Calif..
Mark and Linda Eason of Flower Mound, Texas are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Eason to Kaelen Jakes of Dallas, Texas.
Being from "Awesometown," our cub scout team named their team "Team Awesome" for the Annual Cub Scout Cup held today in the Valley Trails facility in Castaic, reported Scout mother April Coletto, of Saugus. Their shirts display, "Team Awesome" and their ranking of BEAR. Left to right, Danny Shannon, Matthew Coletto, Jake Andrews, Peter Walsh, Joshua Riddle and Zack Andrews.
Michael D. Sloat
As registered nurses at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital prepared for an April 28 protest of hospital administration's redesign of patient care into a "team nursing," approach, Newhall Memorial administrators scrapped their plan and settled with the nurses.
In 1926, when Dwight D. Eisenhower graduated first in his class from the Command and General Staff School at Fort Leavenworth, his friend George S. Patton wrote him a note of congratulations. The note was sincere and thought-provoking, telling Eisenhower, "Victory in the next war will depend on execution not plans."
Hidden within a crowded shopping center in Old Town Newhall is a new approach to fashion.
Santa Clarita Valley Safe Rides honored teen volunteers with a recognition dinner recently for their service keeping more than 1,000 potentially drunken drivers of the streets during the past school year.
Friday, April 29
Grace Baptist Church held its annual Free Garage Sale on April 16, giving needy families a chance to take home furniture and home supplies.
MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) - A man suspected of killing three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers was spotted three times Thursday but has so far eluded a massive manhunt in the normally tranquil east coast city of Moncton, police said.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - A dragon fish with intricate, maze-like markings on every scale, a frog with rough, chocolate-colored skin and a ginger plant are among more than two dozen flora and fauna species found in Myanmar since it emerged from a half-century of military rule and isolation.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Boko Haram militants dressed as soldiers slaughtered at least 200 civilians in three villages in northeastern Nigeria and the military failed to intervene even though it was warned that an attack was imminent, witnesses said on Thursday.
BRUSSELS (AP) - President Barack Obama said Thursday he "absolutely makes no apologies" for seeking the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a prisoner swap with the Taliban, vigorously defending an exchange that has caused a furor in the United States and has dogged the president on his European trip this week.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fire tore through three townhouses on Staten Island early Thursday, injuring 34 people including two young children who were tossed out of a smoke-filled second-floor window into the arms of neighbors below, authorities and witnesses said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - John Danks and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, Leury Garcia hit his first major league home run and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Three 14-year-old girls were hospitalized Wednesday after a car crashed into them at a North Hollywood crosswalk.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who played a dancing hamster in Kia car commercials and was a backup dancer for Madonna has been charged with California disability fraud.
MPERIAL, Calif. (AP) - A Marine jet crashed into a residential area in a Southern California desert community Wednesday, exploding and setting two homes on fire. The pilot ejected safely, and there was no immediate word of any injuries on the ground.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Williams scored 4:36 into overtime after a turnover by Dan Girardi, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Stanley Cup finals opener.
Veterans and their families are invited to apply for affordable housing in a new neighborhood to be located in Santa Clarita.
Jim McDonnell, the Long Beach police chief and former second in command of the Los Angeles Police Department, came very near to winning outright the Los Angeles County sheriff's post in Tuesday's election.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A half dozen key lawmakers were struggling Wednesday to quickly craft a compromise bill to help veterans facing long appointment waits at VA hospitals and make it easier to fire administrators who covered up the delays.
THE THEATER - May gave us some great flicks in the form of "X-Men: Days of Future Past," and "Maleficent," but June seems to be offering even more.
Following an "extensive investigation," a 27-year-old Canyon Country man was jailed Wednesday on $1.1 million bail after his arrest in connection with a Valentine's Day collision that killed another motorist.